Does anyone know if hep c treatment can trigger "gout"? Even since I finished tx I've had this severe burning sensation in my knees when I get up or squat down. I was hoping it would get better with time but this one is now getting better?
Gout is a renal condition,usually marked by extreme pain in the toes.Caused by excess uric acid.
Your symptoms could be anything-no need to assume Hep C or treatment related.
One for the doctor rather than the forum at this stage maybe.A Full Blood Count will point him in the direction of gout if it is the culprit!
"What should I tell my healthcare provider before taking INCIVEK?
Tell your healthcare provider if you:
have certain blood problems such as low red blood cell count (anemia)
have liver problems other than hepatitis C infection
have hepatitis B, HIV infection, or any problems with your immune system
have a history of gout or high uric acid levels in your blood
have had an organ transplant
plan to have surgery
have any other medical condition
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